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Drones map underground mines deemed dangerous to humans

A trial at a gold mine in Western Australia is testing how autonomous drones can be used to map underground mines

November 06, 2017
A gold mine is testing how autonomous drones can be used to map underground mines

A trial at a gold mine in Western Australia is testing how autonomous drones can be used to map underground mines, according to a report in the Wall Street Journal.

The drones use a laser-guidance system similar to those employeed in autonomous cars, the paper reports.

Watch the WSJ.com video below.

 

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